Groin in­jury shelves Curry

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - Nba -

Stephen Curry has a mild to mod­er­ate left groin strain and will miss Golden State’s home game against Brook­lyn on Satur­day night.

Curry un­der­went an MRI exam Fri­day but the War­riors will wait a few days to fully de­ter­mine the sever­ity of the in­jury. Coach Steve Kerr said it doesn’t ap­pear to be sig­nif­i­cant.

“This doesn’t look like it’s go­ing to be a long-term in­jury. He’s dis­ap­pointed but it could have been a lot worse,” Kerr said. “We’ll just mon­i­tor his progress over the next sev­eral days.”

The two-time NBA MVP was hurt mid­way through the third quar­ter of Thurs­day night’s 134-111 loss to the Mil­wau­kee Bucks. Curry grabbed at his in­ner thigh af­ter try­ing to con­test Eric Bled­soe’s shot in tran­si­tion at the 6:50 mark of the third.


Cameron Murtha, Dani Rhodes and Maia Cella scored and the Wis­con­sin women’s team rolled past host Mem­phis, 3-0, Fri­day in the first round of the NCAA tour­na­ment.

Wis­con­sin (13-3-4) will face Hof­s­tra (16-5-1) in the sec­ond round Nov 16.

Michi­gan 1, UW men 0: Marc Ybarra’s goal at 20:28 car­ried the Wolver­ines past the Bad­gers (106-2) in a Big Ten semi­fi­nal in West­field, Ind.


Al­lazia Block­ton had 23 points to lead the 19thranked Mar­quette women’s team to a 100-52 vic­tory over Mon­tana State in a Pre­sea­son WNIT game at the Al McGuire Cen­ter.

Danielle King scored 11 points to eclipse 1,000 for her ca­reer.


Joni Tu­u­lola scored at 15:59 of the third pe­riod to send the Rock­ford IceHogs past the Mil­wau­kee Ad­mi­rals, 2-1, at the UWM Pan­ther Arena.


Al­lie Bar­ber’s 20 kills led 18th-ranked Mar­quette (23-5, 13-2 Big East) to a 25-19, 25-15, 25-21 vic­tory over host But­ler.


Matt Kuchar had a 7-un­der 64 to build a twoshot lead over rookie Cameron Champ in the Mayakoba Golf Clas­sic in Playa del Car­men, Mex­ico.

LPGA Tour: Gaby Lopez shot a hole-in-one for a 6-un­der 66 and a one-stroke lead over Ariya Ju­tanu­garn af­ter the third round of the Blue Bay LPGA tour­na­ment in Hainan Is­land, China.

Cham­pi­ons Tour: Paul Goy­dos birdied the par-5 18th for a 6-un­der 65 and a one-stroke lead over Scott McCar­ron in the sea­son-end­ing Charles Sch­wab Cup Cham­pi­onship in Phoenix.

Madi­son’s Jerry Kelly (67) was six shots back.


Kevin Har­vick claimed the pole for the NASCAR Can-Am 500 in Avondale, Ariz. Har­vick turned in a lap of 139.340 mph. to beat out Chase El­liott, who had a lap of 139.151 mph.

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